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August 2017 Stakeholder Convening Debrief and Resource Materials

Earlier this month AC CAN hosted our summer Stakeholder Convening in collaboration with the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment (SF OFE). Prevailing Challenges to Financial Success in the Bay Area focused on two key topic areas in the income and asset development field that our members selected: Issues While Working in the Gig Economy [...]

By | 2017-08-31T00:38:49+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Convenings|0 Comments

Why We Need to Think About Financial Security at Work

First posted by CFED here. Although the U.S. economy continues to improve, finances remain a major source of stress for many Americans. Increasing debt, rampant predatory lending practices and low retirement savings continue to be issues for a majority of households. Pew Research Center found that more than two out of five American consumers are [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:30+00:00 August 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments

CFED PLATFORMS FOR PROSPERITY AWARD

Urban Strategies Council is pleased to announce that the Alameda County Community Asset Network (AC CAN) and Alameda County Social Services Agency were awarded the Platforms for Prosperity Prize on September 18 at the 2014 CFED Assets Learning Conference in Washington, DC. AC CAN is a collaborative co-founded and staffed by Urban Strategies Council which [...]

By | 2017-07-28T23:42:30+00:00 October 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments